Frederic Malle Angeliques Sous La Pluie is centered around angelica. It was created in 2000 (part of the original launch of the Frederic Malle line) and created by the legendary Jean-Claud Ellena. This unique, quiet scent gets lesser billing than some of the stars from the line, but it is a standout for what it is not. It is not contrived or over the top. What it is is perfect to wear almost any time as it fairly bubbles with joy. Notes of Angelica, coriander, pink pepper, and cedar.
From Now Smell This - "Angéliques sous la Pluie is all about texture. The fragrance kicks off with an assertive pepper tinged with fusty coriander and gin-like juniper. This is the part that reminds me of the rain. It is bitter, sharp, and cool. The coriander dirties it, separating the fragrance from the opening of peppery colognes like Marc Jacobs Bang. At this point, Angéliques sous la Pluie smells traditionally masculine. But what sets the fragrance apart from other peppery colognes is what happens in the next fifteen minutes. A warm, round musk accented with sweet wood fluffs up Angéliques sous la Pluie, changing its character completely. The musk isn’t clean like laundry or dirty like perspiration, but is the classic, sweet musk that made Jovan famous. Except that there’s no way you’d mistake it for Jovan."
From Bois de Jasmin - "Angéliques Sous la Pluie is a sleeper of the Frédéric Malle collection. Next to the opulent blossoms of Carnal Flower, the delicious darkness of Vetiver Extraordinaire or the smoldering beauty of Noir Epices, its ethereal presence can be perceived as somewhat muted. However, spray it on your skin first thing in the morning and inhale… Effervescent, luminous, pleasantly dry, Angéliques Sous la Pluie is like a sip of champagne."
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|Perfume Name||Frederic Malle Angeliques Sous La Pluie|
|Notes||Angelica, coriander, pink pepper, and cedar|
|Country of Origin||France|